Soutien pour les nouveaux agriculteurs inclut l’accès au service de garderie
Depuis que l’agriculture existe il y a au moins 10 000 ans, les femmes y ont joué un rôle vital. Que ce soit au niveau de la cuisine, de l’entretien des maisons ou de l’éducation des enfants, la grosse majorité des fermes familiales ne tiendrait pas le coup sans le travail des femmes. De plus
CBC news story a slap in the face of hard working Canadian dairy farmers
On Thursday’s CBC Vancouver noon news program, the business reporter made the odd announcement that dairy farmers in Canada are the second most uncompetitive in the world.
Getting local food into restaurants: NB farmer and restauranteur shares her insights
When we started farming six years ago we had already been restauranteurs for seven years. It all began when we thought we would find a way to feed our growing family of three boys and one girl.
Comment approvisionner les restaurants en produits du NB – une co-propriètaire de restaurant et fermière partage son opinion
Nous avions déjà été restaurateurs pendant sept années quand, il y a six ans, nous avons commencé à pratiquer l’agriculture. Le tout a commencé lorsque nous avons pensé qu’il fallait trouver une façon de nourrir nos trois garçons et notre fille qui grandissaient.
A system that leaves producers out by design
New Brunswick wild blueberry producers have faced one of the hardest seasons in history.
Un système qui laisse les producteurs de côté à dessein
Les producteurs de bleuet sauvage du N.-B. ont fait face à une des plus difficiles saisons de leur histoire.
Churchill Worth Saving
Most of us take for granted that the majority of our roads and highways are publicly funded and built at cost in order to serve the overall public good.
Bottling Canada’s Food Policies – What the debate over ketchup says about the future of farming
The recent social media splash made over French’s ketchup highlights what the National Farmers Union (NFU) has been talking about for years – food sovereignty matters.
Our beef is not just with Earl’s – a better system is within reach
Earl’s sourcing decision also highlights Canada’s need for a more diversified beef system that would create more value for both farmers and consumers.
Rail Service on Vancouver Island is Essential for Economic Development, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Sovereignty
The Nanaimo and Capital Regional Districts and several First Nation funders are unhappy with the lack of progress made by the Island Corridor Foundation to re-instate rail service between Victoria and Courtenay with a branch line to Port Alberni.